Professor Joan Freeman, PhDis a distinguished British psychologist working for the development of human abilities to their highest levels. She has conducted substantial research, notably her 35-year UK-wide study of gifted and non-gifted people. She has published widely, including 17 books translated into many languages, three major government reports, hundreds of academic and popular publications, and has given invited addresses on every continent.
For her pioneering work, the British Psychological Society has awarded her a Fellowship and a Lifetime Achievement Award. Mensa Internationalhas also given her a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Professor Freeman is Founding President of the European Council for High Ability (ECHA), a dynamic world-wide association. She is Honorary Fellow of the College of Teachers and Patron of the National Association for Able Children in Education (NACE). She appears regularly on television in her own programmes and often on the news, as well as in the popular media. She is Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, London
Joan Freeman is a Chartered Psychologist with the only private practice in the UK dedicated to gifted and talented children. It is in Central London, click here. The practice also offers specialist counselling and therapy especially for teenagers and adults by Tony Freeman - click here
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The Research Board makes this award each year to a psychologist with an outstanding record of personal achievements who has also made significant contributions to the advancement of psychological knowledge.
"... should you decide to read this book (which I hope you do) you will get the feeling that you are amidst the deepest, most humanitarian, and sensitive encounter with giftedness that paper and print can offer ..."
Psychology Today, USA